The Best Overland Travel Adventures
Overland Travel is about many things, like meeting local people and rough camping. But among the best overland adventures are unforgettable road trips, whether that is driving the Transamazônica in Brazil, cruising Colombia’s epic roads, or enjoying other legit road trips in South America.
More on Road Travel in this section.
When we tell Brazilians we are going to drive the BR319 their eyes open wide and they look at us with respect. “You’re sure?”
Thousands of kilometers of driving the Transamazônica (Trans-Amazonian Highway) showed the full-scale Amazon deforestation going on.
The altiplano in Chile, its northernmost desert, offers all you need for a perfect overland road trip and take in the magnitude of creation.
The Death Road in Boliva, the Transamazônica in Brazil, and the Carretera Austral in Chile are among the popular road trips in South America.
Only partly prepared we head for the Siberian Winter that starts early October. Driving in snow and on ice became part of the routine.
Our 600 Days of travel in Brazil have included a couple of fantastic road trips that we would like to share with you…
A two-week road trip in the Gobi Desert: vast and empty but with fascinating landscapes and hidden ‘treats’, a monastery and rock carvings.
After one week in Vladivostok, everything fell into place to start a new phase of our journey with an off-road adventure in Russia.
Photos of an off-road adventure in Brazil where we drive through shifting sands of dunes and beaches, and cross rivers on rickety, hand-powered ferries.
After an hour of fruitless trying piranhas were suddenly flying into the boat. We had hit a school of them and reeled in one after the other. Pablo carefully removed … Read more
With the Andes Mountains stretching from the far north of Venezuela all the way down to South America’s southernmost point in Argentina, covering seven countries and 4,300 miles in the … Read more
For those who love off-roading to the back of beyond, add Pauji to your list of road trips in Venezuela.
Crossing Los Llanos in Colombia in a spectacular 6-day road trip.
Away from the Pan Americana, driving in Colombia is spectacular through remote regions. Here are our 5 favorite road trips in Colombia.
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We decided to check out the Most Dangerous Road in the World, the Death Road. Is it really that dangerous? Where was everybody?
Part 2 of Off-Road in Sertão, Brazil: fixing the spare tank, driving rally terrain, hitting the start of the rainy season.
From the coast to Fazenda Lajedo de Pai Mateus: Sertão, caatinga, farms, cacti and palma, and friendly, helpful people.
Driving through the Amazon during rain has its challenges: tarantula’s, midgets, mosquitoes and dengue.
Overlanding through one of South America’s most stunning regions with Laguna Colorada, Salar de Uyuni, Fumaroles and Volcanoes.